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The Penalties for Marijuana Possession in Maryland
11 states, including the District of Columbia, have legalized recreational marijuana use, and 34 states allow medical marijuana use. Several states have recently legalized recreational marijuana, but Maryland is not one of them. In Maryland, marijuana is still illegal, although if you are caught with a tiny amount of marijuana, you will face civil, not […]
Who Can Get a Protective Order in Maryland?
If you have experienced domestic violence or someone is threatening your safety, you probably wonder how to go about getting a protective order. The state of Maryland allows people who have been going through some type of abuse to seek protection through a Peace Order or Protective Order. You can get a protective order against […]
Do You Need to Prove Fault to Get a Divorce in Maryland?
Individuals seeking a divorce in Maryland often ask if they need to prove fault or that their spouse did something unethical. Maryland recognizes two different types of divorce — limited divorce and absolute divorce. One or both spouses need to prove that there are one or more legally recognized grounds for divorce. Grounds for divorce […]
What is the Average Settlement Amount for Pain and Suffering?
If you have been seriously injured in a personal injury accident, you may be wondering how much money you will be entitled to for pain and suffering. An experienced personal injury lawyer will help you recover a reasonable settlement for pain and suffering based on your case’s facts. Typically, the more severe your injuries, the […]
A Guide to the Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Cases in Maryland
Have you been injured due to a doctor or surgeon’s negligence? If so, you may have a valid medical malpractice claim for compensation. As the victim of medical malpractice, it is crucial that you keep an eye on the calendar. There are specific deadlines when it comes to filing personal injury lawsuits called statutes of […]
What Constitutes a Personal Injury?
Were you seriously injured in an accident? Are you wondering what your options are in terms of recovering compensation for injuries? If so, you may have researched what to do after being involved in an accident. You have probably seen websites and articles discussing “personal injury” claims. Understanding what qualifies as a personal injury lawsuit […]
What is the Statute of Limitations in Maryland for Personal Injury?
If you have been seriously injured in an accident, you only have a limited amount of time to bring a personal injury lawsuit to recover compensation. As in every other state, Maryland imposes statutes of limitations when it comes to personal injury lawsuits. A statute of limitations is a law that acts as a deadline […]
How Hard is it to Sue a Doctor for Medical Malpractice?
Winning a medical malpractice case against a doctor is difficult. According to an NCBI study, doctors consistently win 50% of the medical malpractice cases that physician reviewers have concluded they should lose. Doctors also win 70% to 80% of medical malpractice cases with ambiguous or unclear evidence of negligence. This shows that there are variables […]
What is the Difference Between a Family Law Attorney and a Divorce Attorney?
If you are interested in speaking to a divorce lawyer, you may be wondering about the difference between a family law lawyer and a divorce lawyer. Is there a difference between a family law lawyer and a divorce lawyer? In short, no, there is not a difference. Divorce refers specifically to the legal process of […]
What Can Be Used Against You in a Custody Battle?
Many people state that going through a divorce is one of the most stressful events in their lives. When you add on the stress of child custody matters, it can be incredibly draining for everyone. It is important to remember that the family court will be watching how you act during the child custody dispute. […]